Red Hook is a well-loved yachting destination in the U.S. Virgin Islands for its easy sailing conditions, plentiful docking and mooring opportunities, and on-shore amenities that are available to sailors when they arrive.
If you're just wanting to experience some time on the open water, without the cost and complications associated with renting a boat you can take an excursion. Want to know more what's included and how long a trip lasts? See the chart below for contact information for area providers.
|Caribbean Blue Boat Charters||(340) 690-2583||9715 Estate Thomas - Red Hook|
|Daysail High Pockets Adventure||(340) 690-0587||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Good Day Charters||(340) 514-3458||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Hakuna Matata Charters||(626) 824-5039||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Independence Sailboat Charter||(340) 775-1408||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Nate's Custom Charters Day Tours||(340) 244-2497||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Oh Be Joyful Sailing||(340) 244-0605||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Rumbaba Charters||(340) 690-1659||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Sail With Liberty||(443) 831-1911||Red Hook|
|Sail with Captain Max||(340) 775-7467||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Simplicity Charters||(340) 774-9348||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Stormy Petrel and Pirate's Penny Tours||(340) 775-7990||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Sun Sea Charters||(340) 626-6785||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Treazzure Sailing Adventures||(340) 690-2735||Red Hook|
|VIBE Charters||(340) 626-2875||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
Red Hook, and to some extent in the East End area, is home to numerous charter companies because sailing is such an important and popular pastime on St. Thomas. Depending on the type of sailing you're after, you'll find everything from small little speed boats through huge luxury yachts available for a few hours to a few days.
Contemplating renting a charter boat? The following chart enables you to get a hold of area charter services.
|(340) 775-0860||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Blue Tang Yacht Charters||(340) 776-9070||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|(340) 775-7990||6300 Smith Bay 16-3 - Red Hook|
|(340) 776-4811||3801 Crown Bay - Red Hook|
|Island Yachts||(340) 775-6666||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Kestrel Sailing||(340) 514-9982||Tropical Marine - Red Hook|
|Lazy Bouy||(340) 514-9982||Tropical Marine - Red Hook|
|Magic Moments Luxury Excursions||(340) 774-5530||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Nauti Nymph Powerboat Rentals||(340) 775-5066||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|See & Ski Power Boat Rentals||(340) 775-6265||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|St. Thomas Boat Rental||(340) 227-5144||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Stormy Petrel and Pirate's Penny||(340) 775-7990||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
|Virgin Islands Boat Rental||(888) 493-2114||American Yacht Harbor - Red Hook|
If you plan to sail into Red Hook, stopover at the port in Charlotte Amalie first to gain clearance with customs, then travel north east along the coast until you've reached East End. Here, there are multiple marinas where yachters can rent a slip for up to six months. If you plan to stay longer, you'll have to register your watercraft with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources.
Thinking about sailing to Red Hook using your own boat, or a charter from a different area? See the table below to get basic information for area marinas.
|(340) 775-6454||Red Hook|
|(340) 776-0466||East End|
|(340) 244-0442||6186 Estate Frydenhoj - East End|
|(340) 998-1203||East End|
Mooring your vessel in the waters surrounding Red Hook is possible as well. The Reef Ecology Foundation of Red Hook allows yachters to moor at various location marked off by blue-striped buoys for free overnight so long as the boat is less than 60 feet long. You can call 340-775-0097 to connect with the Reef Ecology Foundation and gain information about the locations of specific mooring points.
|Vessup Bay - Red Hook||18.3241271069||-64.8509216309|
|Redhook Bay - East End||18.3264540377||-64.8443555832|
|Secret Harbour Bay - Cowpet Bay||18.3179978645||-64.8531746864|
|Cowpet Bay - Cowpet Bay||18.3159353548||-64.8440605402|
|Jersey Bay - East End||18.3104328047||-64.8603093624|
|Benner Bay - East End||18.3172441599||-64.8676478859|
|Saint James Bay - Great Saint James Island||18.3088030981||-64.8322427273|
|Water Bay - Coki Point||18.3478734848||-64.8659580946|
Sailing in the Caribbean doesn't get much better than what you'll experience in Red Hook and throughout the rest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, so if you have a chance to get out on these waters, it is highly recommended that you take advantage of the opportunity.
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